Jason Elam is a retired American football placekicker who played 15 seasons with Denver Broncos and two with Atlanta Falcons. As of 2018, Jason Elam net worth is $9 million.
Jason was born on March 8, 1970 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He went to Brookwood High School where he excelled in football, swimming and track. In football, he was a first team all-county honoree and second team all-state.
He then attended University of Hawaii at Manoa football team where he scored the third most points in NCAA history and tied for the second most field goals. He also holds the record for all-time leading scorer in Western Athletic Conference and was three time All-WAC selection. He graduated with a degree in communications from University of Hawaii.
Denver Broncos picked Jason in the third round of 1993 NFL Draft. During his time with the Broncos, he has several records on his name. He holds NFL records for best extra point conversion percentage (.995), most consecutive seasons with at least 100 points (15), fastest to 300 successful field goals and fastest to 1600 and 1700 points. He scored 119 points in his rookie season placing him fourth in AFC for point scored.
Elam stayed with Denver Broncos until 2007, playing his last season for Atlanta Falcons. In 2008, he signed a four year $9 million contract with $3.3 million guaranteed with Falcons. On March 30, 2010, he signed a one-day ceremonial contract with Broncos so that he could retire as a Bronco.
During his 17 year at NFL, he became a three time Pro Bowl selection, won two super Bowl rings with Broncos and became three time Second-team All Pro. In addition to that, he has also published three books tilted ‘Monday Night Jihad’, ‘Blown Coverage’ and ‘Blackout’.
Regarding his personal life, he married Tammy Elam in 1996. Together they have four children named Jason Jr, Jordan, Julianna and Joshua Elam.